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Manu Joseph

Manu Joseph became a journalist because he did not have to crack any objective-type entrance exam to be one. He is the author of two novels -- The Illicit Happiness of Other People, and Serious Men, his first, which won The Hindu Literary Prize and was one of Huffington Post 10 Best Books of 2010.

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Sports
Roger Federer in Shanghai

Watching him from 10 metres away

11 November 2012
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Books
The Illicit Happiness of Other People

Seventeen-year-old cartoonist Unni Chacko has jumped off a building. Nobody is able to explain why he did it. The only clues he has left behind are the cartoons and comics he has drawn, which his alcoholic father is trying to decipher. Extracts from Manu Joseph’s new novel

24 August 2012
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India
The Obituary of a Movement

It was good, it was brief

09 August 2012
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Voices
Let The Overrated Games Begin

The Olympic Games are largely a poor spectacle sustained by the great hoax of nationalism

15 July 2012
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Voices
Why Are the Suits Crying?

Corporate India, despite its disgust with the Government, is not just complicit in the state of the economy but also largely responsible for it

14 June 2012
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India
Sorry, Kashmir Is Happy

Why is it obscene to accept that a historically wounded people are ready to move on?

20 April 2012
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India
The Indian Search for Extraterrestrials

…or the story of life’s origins

01 April 2012
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India
For a Moment of Statesmanship

With Rushdie, the government has again chosen the cowardice of practicality over the courage of morality

19 January 2012
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Voices
Shoaib Akhtar, Passing Through

The world according to a muscular man

28 September 2011
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Voices
Now, the Baba Ramdev Show

The anti-corruption movement enters the aerobic phase

01 June 2011

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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